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Oct 8, 2012 7:00pm PDT
new technology. it has a lot of potential in the field of medicine and the development of new drugs. i want to continue this research. now that i've received this honor i would like to or i feel i must contribute to society as soon as possible. >> professor yamanaka said he is honored to receive the prize alongside sir gruden. he spoke about the importance of yamanaka's work. >> he was amajor breakthrough because it showed you can derive embryo cells from adult cells by adding the right combination of genes. >> the announcement in literature is scheduled for this thursday. >>> delegates from more than 170 nations have gathered in india to talk biodiversity. they will discuss ways to use the earths plants and animals in a sustainable manner. the united nations holds the conference every two years. delegates agreed on rules for sharing economic benefits from genetic resources. the delegates set a target of preserving 17% of land. many governments have yet to s pass laws enforcing the protocol. the participants are expected to discuss how to secure funding to meet the targets agreed. >
PBS
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
technology. >> translator: business relations have not been affected much. >> the flower show has attracted producers and traders from 25 countries. the organizers says 40 chinese companies are participating in the fair as initially planned. japanese companies have been trying to expand those sales in china. >>> students in tokyo have held a memorial for a japanese freelance reporter killed while working in syria in august. the memorial happened at wasada university. she taught journalism there for the past four years. the students showed a film featuring interviews with her family members. her father, koji yamamoto, said she continued to report from war zones despite many difficulties. >> yamamoto's friends, including journali journalists and writers, spoke about her. they said she had a strong belief that people were waiting to see hare reports. they hoped her messages would continue to speak to society. >> translator: as far as i can, i want to follow yamamoto's strong convictions and her self-imposed mission to work hard. >> yamamoto reported from syria, afghanistan, iraq, and
KCSMMHZ
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
developed on disaster prevention, such as know-how, technologies and human resources. through that, we want to contribute to international society. >> reporter: world bank representatives say more money is spent on disaster response and recovery than preparation and prevention. they note that the impact of disasters, especially on the poor, is growing. they argue, investing in risk management could help reverse this trend, saving lives and money. takefumi terui, nhk world, sendai. >>> one of the lasting legacies of japan's earthquake and tsunami has been the crisis at fukushima daiichi. the accident at the nuclear plant prompted japanese leaders to hold off on restarting reactors. they've only allowed two to go back online in a year and a half. that's caused imports of liquefied natural gas to rise, driving up the cost of generating power. japanese officials are now working with their counterparts in india to secure a cut in lng import prices. the japan trade minister and the deputy chairman of india signed a joint statement in tokyo. japan is the world's largest lng importer. india's gas i
KCSMMHZ
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
, i feel a great sense of responsibility. ips is a new technology, and it has a lot of potential in the field of medicine and the development of new drugs. i want to continue this research. now that i have received this honor, i would like to -- or i feel i must contribute to society as soon as possible. >> professor yamanaka also said he's very honored to receive this coveted prize alongside john b. gurdon. >>> space exploration has entered the commercial era. a ship built by a u.s. company has blasted off with supplies for astronauts in orbit. the craft is taking over from the space shuttles and taking private enterprise where it's never gone before. nhk world's sarah milkovich has the story. >> three, two, one. >> reporter: engineers at the u.s. firm spacex confirmed the unmanned dragon capsule. they launched it from cape canaveral air force station in florida. the rocket separated on schedule ten minutes after liftoff. dragon is cruising towards the space station. it's due to dock in three days 400 kilometers above the earth. it's carrying nearly a ton of food and experimental e
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